Michael Mates

East Hampshire Conservative

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How Michael Mates voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Michael Mates occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    We must make sure that we get this point right. As my hon. Friend says, neither the ISC nor the Government got to the truth about Diego Garcia initially. Both we and the Government asked questions of the United States Government, who are in control there. They who gave us a flat and definitive answer-they were not in any doubt-which we therefore accepted. If my hon. Friend is telling me that...
  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    I am sorry, but I hope the hon. Gentleman was not trying to put words in my mouth. I would never have used the phrase "stark staring bonkers" in his context. All I would say is that he has been absolutely consistent in his arguments-despite all the facts that we have. That is my criticism of him. If we were able to construct a Select Committee, would we not advocate it, given the grief that...
  • Intelligence and Security Committee 18 Mar 2010

    The answer is that the matter was decided in the courts. The court came to a judgment, the person concerned received the appropriate punishment and Sir David put it down to what it clearly was: human error. Perhaps the hon. Gentleman, who laughs, will tell me how we will get human error out of the system. We will not.

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Former Conservative MP for East Hampshire

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Armed Forces: Pensions
  • Mobile Phone Masts
  • Aggregates Levy
  • Care Beds
  • Iraq: Peace Keeping Operations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 33.93% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 57 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 323 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman, Haylandale Ltd. (no parliamentary involvement); property development in the W. Indies. No income or salary currently received.
11. Miscellaneous
Honorary adviser to the Royal British Legion (unremunerated).

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